Sports & Rec - Squirrel Hill

We’ve Got It All!

Schedule for Kaufmann and Robinson gyms:

Squirrel Hill – Spring Youth Sports and Fitness

Squirrel Hill – Spring Basketball Programs

Gym Schedule (5.1.18)

Gym Schedule (Effective 5.28.18)

The JCC offers great sports and recreation programs for all ages – from preschool classes to youth sports, teams and leagues, to adult pickup games and leagues.

Our two gymnasiums are well-maintained and open year-round. Our facilities also include dance studios, classrooms, convertible squash/racquetball courts and access to sports fields.

From basketball, soccer, hockey, tennis and tumbling for young children through teens, to adult basketball, volleyball, dodgeball and Pickleball, the JCC has it all!

Cecile Goldberg Levine Family Open Gym:

Ages 1-5 play in the gym with balls, bikes and other equipment.
Sundays, 10-11:30 am.
No fee; no registration required

New! Gym and Swim: Preschool ages 3-5.
Join us for two of our favorite activities! Thirty minutes of gym games including parachute play and sports will be followed by 20 minutes of pool games including beach balls and kickboard races. Parents are welcome to join their kids in the water.
5:30-6:30 pm
January 15- March 5
March 19- May 14
Each session: $100; $85/ECDC

Tiny Stars Tennis: Ages 3-5. Children learn tennis skills and partner play through fun games and activities.  Emphasis is on balance, movement, and eye- hand coordination.
January 15 – March 15
Ages 3 – 5 
3:00-3:30 pm
K – 2nd
4-4:30 pm.

Tumbling Tots: Ages 3-5 Children will be introduced to the basics of gymnastics as well as working on balance and coordination in a fun and structured atmosphere.
January 16 – March 16
Ages 3-5
3-3:30 pm
K – 2nd
4-4:30 pm

Little Penguins Hockey: Ages 3-5.
Shoot and score! Children will learn the basics of stick handling, passing, shooting and defense.
January 18 – March 8
Ages 3-5
3-3:30 pm
K – 2nd
4-4:30 pm

Tiny Hoopers Basketball:
Ages 3-5.
Children learn the basics of basketball: dribbling, passing, shooting and the rules.
January 19 – March 9
Ages 3-5 
3:00-3:30 pm

New! Games Galore: Preschool ages 3-5.  Variety of gym games to enhance gross motor skills, movement concepts and coordination. Games include parachute play, scooters and obstacle courses.
10-10:30 am
January 14-March 4
March 18-May 13
Each session: $80; $70/ECDC

Super Shooters Soccer: Ages 3-5.
Goal! Children develop motor, team and social skills while learning basic soccer skills and rules.
January 17-March 7
Ages 3-5
3-3:30 pm
K – 2nd 
4-4:30 pm


To Register click here! 

Gymnastics: Learn how to properly execute rolls, kicks and combination moves as well as the basics of floor exercises.with coach Madison Baxter.
6:15-7 pm
January 16-March 16

Fun ‘N Fit: Come have fun getting fit! This training program includes interval training and age-appropriate workouts. Personal records will be kept.
4:30-5:30 pm.
January 17 – March 16.

Youth Tennis:
Ages 5-14
Learn the skills and rules of the game from certified instructor Mark Haffner.
January 12 – March 7 (no class January 19)
Introductory, 4-5 pm
Intermediate, 5-6 pm

Grades 3-6 Love sports? Join us to play and develop skills in a variety of sports. Hang out with your friends and make new ones during pizza lunch after the game!
Sundays,11 am-1 pm
January 21
February 18
March 18
April 15
$15/pre-register by the Friday before $20 drop-in $55/all 4 sessions

Private Tennis and Rollerblading Lessons Learn from certified instructor Mark Haffner. By appointment.


To Register click here! 

Over 21 Recreational Basketball

Drop in for organized pick-up games.
Tuesdays: 5-7 pm
Sundays: 8-10 am
No fee for members

Larry Ruttenberg Adult
Basketball League

Wednesday nights

Coed Volleyball

7-10 pm
No fee for members


Call Alan Mallinger, 412-697-3545

It’s a paddle sport for all ages and all athletic ability levels. Played on a badminton-sized court with a tennis style net, it has very simple rules and is easy to learn and play. Think oversized ping pong!

Tuesdays, 11 am -12:30 pm
Fridays, 10:30 am-noon
Kaufmann Gym
No fee for members

Private Lessons

Call the Cashier, 412-697-3526.
Rollerblading: Learn from teaching professional Mark
Haffner. By appointment.
$40/hour; $25/half-hour
Tennis: Learn from teaching professional Mark Haffner. By appointment.
$40/hour; $25/half-hour

Court Sports
Contact Alan Mallinger, 412-697-3545
Our two indoor courts are used for racquetball, handball and squash. Members may reserve courts up to
seven days in advance. Reservations are taken during regular JCC hours at the
Centerfit desk, or call 412-339-5411.
The fee for court time is $4/hour and
must be paid in full at the Centerfit desk prior to play. Centerfit Platinum members play for no charge. A general member or a guest must pay a $2 court fee when playing with a Centerfit
Platinum member.

Contact Us

Brandi D’Amico

Program Coordinator, Preschool & Youth Sports


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